Thank you for your interest in the volunteer program at Harris Health System! Please complete the application fully to ensure a smooth onboarding process.
There are currently two types of placements, with two separate onboarding processes. Please review the requirements below, and indicate your interest in being considered for one or both types of placements.
Patient Contact Volunteer - In-person volunteering at a Harris Health facility
1) Some online training required
2) All volunteer service, medical clearance appointments, and badging appointments will take place in person
3) Full medical clearance:
Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) - Two MMR doses or laboratory evidence of immunity (such as a titer) are required.
Varicella (chicken pox) - Two VARICELLA doses, laboratory evidence of immunity (such as a titer), or doctor's note certifying medical diagnosis of history of varicella disease are required. Shingles vaccines do not meet this requirement.
Pertussis (tdap) - One dose is required every ten (10) years.
Tuberculosis Titer - this blood test will be provided at no cost through Harris Health Occupational Health Services.
Influenza - One dose is required annually September - March. Occupational Health Services provides flu shots free of charge during the flu season.
COVID-19 - Two doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or one dose of J&J are required
Please begin gathering these records to ensure an uninterrupted onboarding process. Your volunteer manager will provide instructions on how to submit these documents to the Harris Health Occupational Health Clinic at the appropriate time.
Virtual Only Volunteer - all volunteer service conducted virtually
1) All training conducted online
2) Must have very strong computer skills: Microsoft Office, database, using apps on smart phone, etc.
3) Must have laptop/computer that meets tech specs, a smart phone, and reliable internet access to work in these roles.
If you do not meet the requirements for a program, please consider another option. Contact Volunteer Services with any questions you have regarding requirements.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Harris Health!